PSA Group and Qualcomm Technologies have announced plans to integrate the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Automotive (820A) processor in the PSA Group’s next generation vehicles. As Qualcomm Technologies’ most advanced automotive solution, the Snapdragon 820A processor can support the PSA Group’s infotainment systems to deliver immersive in-car experiences, such as music and video streaming, 3-D navigation, support for multiple high-resolution displays, and superior GPU performance with intelligent pre-emption and context switching.
The Snapdragon 820A processor is designed to allow infotainment systems to be upgradable through software updates, allowing vehicles to be upgraded with the latest differentiation. The processor’s heterogeneous compute architecture and hypervisor support offers seamless integration of multiple in-car visual experiences, including instrument cluster and infotainment displays.
The custom-built processor is based on a 14nm FinFET advanced process node running on Qualcomm Technologies’ custom 64-bit Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU, Qualcomm® Adreno™ 530 GPU and Qualcomm® Hexagon™ 680 DSP Vector eXtension.